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12 Best Places to Buy Summer Sandals in the Bay Area

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Your closet is most likely stocked with oodles of boots, so what do you do when it's time to leave the city behind and venture to locales where you can actually expose your toes? Buy sandals, that's what. For those of you who have forgotten where to procure these open-toed wonders, we've assembled a handy map of trusty summer sandal spots in the Bay Area.


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Shaw Shoes

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Shaw Shoes is a requisite stop for the upmarket customer in Cow Hollow. This is your source for Rachel Zoe-favorites like Casadei, as well as Giuseppe Zanotti and Rene Caovilla.

Freda Salvador

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Freda Salvador's studded flat sandals will give your summer look an edgy boost and a touch of San Francisco flare. It's a perfect way to fly the flag for Bay Area designers while you travel.

Heidi Says Shoes

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The Pac Heights staple carries a chic mix of moderate and high-end shoes, and always has a killer sandal selection.

Barneys New York

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Sandals are rarely a practical choice in San Francisco, but when has Barney's been limited by the confines of practicality? Head here for your dream Miu Mius and Chloes.

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

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If there's a drawback to DSW's Union Square store, it's that there may be too many options. Hard choices aside, this is a great, budget-friendly option for vacation sandals: If the airline loses your bag, at least you don't lose a small fortune.

Wilkes Bashford

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This venerable SF department store is one of the pricier stops on this list, but maybe company's summer sale will give you an excuse to pick up a glamorous pair of Louboutins or Manolos.
The San Francisco-based designer's sandals aren't exactly practical for navigating the hilly terrain, but they're certainly showstoppers. After you check out the Hayes Street store, be sure to peruse the Fillmore boutique.

Gimme Shoes

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Loeffler Randall abounds at this Hayes Valley gem, not to mention Dries Van Noten, Dirk Bikkembergs, Veronique Branquino, Ann Demeulemeester, Chie Mihara, YMC, Fiorentini + Baker, Repetto, Vialis.

Rand and Statler

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This Hayes Valley boutique will hook you up with Ancient Greek Sandals you've been dreaming about ever since you saw them in Vogue.

Convert Shoes

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Randy Brewer will hook you up with a pair of socially-responsible sandals for summer. What else would you expect from this Berkeley mainstay?

Intermix

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From Birkenstock to Rag & Bone to an impressive selection of Valentino Rockstuds, Intermix has nailed the cool-girl's summer sandal aesthetic.
If you're looking for inexpensive summer shoes, check out Macy's massive shoe department. This is a one-stop-shop for MICHAEL Michael Kors, Nine West, Jessica Simpson, Steve Madden, and DV Dolce Vita.

Shaw Shoes

Shaw Shoes is a requisite stop for the upmarket customer in Cow Hollow. This is your source for Rachel Zoe-favorites like Casadei, as well as Giuseppe Zanotti and Rene Caovilla.

Freda Salvador

Freda Salvador's studded flat sandals will give your summer look an edgy boost and a touch of San Francisco flare. It's a perfect way to fly the flag for Bay Area designers while you travel.

Heidi Says Shoes

The Pac Heights staple carries a chic mix of moderate and high-end shoes, and always has a killer sandal selection.

Barneys New York

Sandals are rarely a practical choice in San Francisco, but when has Barney's been limited by the confines of practicality? Head here for your dream Miu Mius and Chloes.

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

If there's a drawback to DSW's Union Square store, it's that there may be too many options. Hard choices aside, this is a great, budget-friendly option for vacation sandals: If the airline loses your bag, at least you don't lose a small fortune.

Wilkes Bashford

This venerable SF department store is one of the pricier stops on this list, but maybe company's summer sale will give you an excuse to pick up a glamorous pair of Louboutins or Manolos.

Paolo

The San Francisco-based designer's sandals aren't exactly practical for navigating the hilly terrain, but they're certainly showstoppers. After you check out the Hayes Street store, be sure to peruse the Fillmore boutique.

Gimme Shoes

Loeffler Randall abounds at this Hayes Valley gem, not to mention Dries Van Noten, Dirk Bikkembergs, Veronique Branquino, Ann Demeulemeester, Chie Mihara, YMC, Fiorentini + Baker, Repetto, Vialis.

Rand and Statler

This Hayes Valley boutique will hook you up with Ancient Greek Sandals you've been dreaming about ever since you saw them in Vogue.

Convert Shoes

Randy Brewer will hook you up with a pair of socially-responsible sandals for summer. What else would you expect from this Berkeley mainstay?

Intermix

From Birkenstock to Rag & Bone to an impressive selection of Valentino Rockstuds, Intermix has nailed the cool-girl's summer sandal aesthetic.

Macy's

If you're looking for inexpensive summer shoes, check out Macy's massive shoe department. This is a one-stop-shop for MICHAEL Michael Kors, Nine West, Jessica Simpson, Steve Madden, and DV Dolce Vita.